west-weard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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west-weard
adv. Westward, in a westerly direction Sume (adverbs) synd localia . . . westweard occidentem uersum , Ælfc. Gr. 38 ; Zup. 225, 10. Fór se here of ðæm eástríce westweard, Chr. 893; Erl. 88, 22 : 1052 ; Erl. 183, 15. Ðá hé ðá hámweard tó ðære ié com, ðe hé ǽr westweard (when marching westward ) hét ða ofermǽtan brycge ofer gewyrcan, Ors. 2, 5 ; Swt. 84, 3. Ðás seofon tunglan gáð ǽfre eástwerd ongeán ða heofenan ; ac seó heofen[e] is strengre and ábrét hí ealle under*-*bæc westweard mid hire ryne; and is for ðí mannum geþúht swilce séo sunne and ða foresǽdan tunglan gangon westweard. Sóð ðæt is westweard hí gáð unþances, Boutr. Scrd. 18, 39-42. Ða seofon steorran . . . gangende eástan westweard, Lchdm. iii. 270, 26. Affrica onginð eástan westwerd (starting from the east and coming westward ) fram Egyptum æt ðære eé ðe man Nilus hǽt, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 24, 32.
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